AMRITSAR: Police Havildar, Mr. Madan Lal died on the spot and his companion was seriously wounded when unknown assailants opened fire at them. The assailants escaped after the incident. A vigorous hunt has been launched by the police to apprehend the killers. Mr. Madan Lal was considered responsible for torturing Late Bhai Amrik Singh during his detention in 1982.

Mr. Madan Lal had providentially escaped two earlier attempts on his life. The process of killing Police Officials who had resorted to fake encounters and had inhumanly tortured innocent Sikh youths started in 1983 after all pleas to the authorities against this State Terrorism were coldly dismissed.

Article extracted from this publication >>  November 8, 1985